Tehran, Oct 18, 2020 (ICANA) – President of the Islamic Parliament of Iran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf described constitution of Afghanistan as outcome of decade-old fighting.
Qalibaf made the remarks in a meeting with chairman of the Afghan Peace Council Abdullah Abdullah.
Islamic states in South Western Asia and subcontinent are in the most sensitive era, he said.
This region has always faced foreigners’ interventions which have caused insecurity.
Foreign forces, led by the United States, will only follow up their sinister aims if the regional countries and people do not have unity, coordination and empathy, he noted.
Many of the problems between Iran and Afghanistan are intertwined, he said adding that Iran and Afghanistan have deep historical and cultural relations.
Afghan government, constitution and Loya Jirga should stand by their principles to establish stability and security in this country, he reiterated.
Elsewhere in his remarks, he pointed to Hamoun and Hirmand water right as vital in establishing security at borders.
Abdullah, for his part, praised Iran’s support for peace in Afghanistan, saying over the last four decades Iran has stood by Afghan people.
He noted that 42 years of war has imposed heavy burden on Afghanistan and many economic opportunities have been destroyed.
Abdullah expressed happiness over broadening of both countries’ relations.
He also alluded to preparation of Iran-Afghanistan comprehensive cooperation document.
He vowed for following up issues related to border markets and water, saying joint commission of Iran and Afghanistan will be formed soon.
Relations between Iranian parliament and Loya Jirga will promote Iranian and Afghan people’s objectives.